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In stock. Welcome to Dramatic Publishing! Cart No Items in Cart. Toggle navigation Site Navigation. Livestream Rights Available Contact our customer service department to order or for more information. Script use:. Synopsis Details Productions. Synopsis Highly intelligent, energetic and ambitious Figaro wanted more than anything to be rich and famous so he could enjoy the splendid life of 18th century France.
But he had no chance of succeeding because he was born a second-class citizen, and life for him and the other servants was so unbearable that whispers of revolt drifted through the musty air of the servants' quarters.
The tricks Figaro thinks up to get even with the aristocrats produce one of the world's funniest comedies. This play and The Marriage of Figaro are the comedies upon which Rossini and Mozart based their great operas. Our adaptations, both one-act plays, provide a timely introduction to Figaro that will have your students asking to see the operas.
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The Barber of Seville
Oh heavens, my Son! And by the Stroke—. Without further Quotations from the Preface or commenting thereon, I wish it may, as it is, prove acceptable to you; and that you will believe me to be, with proper Regard,. Youthfull, an old Domestic of Bartholo. An Alcade. Several Algouasils and Servants with Flambeaux.
The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)
The play achieved great popularity for its ingeniously constructed plot and lively wit. Rosine known as Rosina in the opera , the ward of Dr. Bartholo, is kept locked in her room by Bartholo because he plans to marry her, though she despises him. Young Count Almaviva loves her from afar and uses various disguises, including one as Alonzo, a substitute music teacher, in his attempts to win her.
Le Barbier De Seville, First Edition
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Category:Le Barbier de Seville (Beaumarchais)
Though the play was poorly received at first, Beaumarchais worked some fast editing of the script, turning it into a roaring success after three days. Mozart wrote a set of 12 variations, K. The story follows a traditional Commedia dell'arte structure, with many characters seemingly based on famous stock characters. The plot involves a Spanish count , called simply The Count, although "Almaviva" appears as an additional name whether it is a first name or a surname is not clear , who has fallen in love at first sight with a girl called Rosine. To ensure that she really loves him and not just his money, the Count disguises himself as a poor college student named Lindor, and attempts to woo her. His plans are foiled by Rosine's guardian, Doctor Bartholo, who keeps her locked up in his house and intends to marry her himself.